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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Next five will position Packers for playoffs run

Posted Oct 4, 2012


Mike McCarthy said the next five games are going to tell us a lot about this year’s Packers. What might they tell us?

For starters, the next five games will tell us how the Packers will be positioned for their stretch run, a seven-game finishing schedule that’ll include five games against NFC North opponents. The next five will also tell us about this team’s ability to play on the road, because that’s where the next three are.

Aside from that, the Packers would seem to be entering a favorable stretch of schedule. Most of the “experts” would expect the Packers to head into their bye week a hot team positioned to make a move on the playoffs. Ultimately, that’s what the next five games are going to determine.

Will the Packers continue to improve on defense? At the same time a year ago, the Packers defense was in decline. That would seem to be the greatest difference between this year’s and last year’s teams.

Has the offense turned a corner and is beginning to ease back into the rhythm it enjoyed for nearly all of last season? Will this offense achieve balance between run and pass? It didn’t do that a year ago and opponents began disregarding the run and tilting their games heavily toward the pass late in the season.

The next opponent for the Packers is a Colts team with a rookie quarterback and a heavy heart for the leave of absence its coach, Chuck Pagano, had to begin this week when it was revealed that Pagano is facing a battle against leukemia. Will that news be a distraction or a motivation to the young Colts? That would seem to be the No. 1 storyline this week.

From the Packers’ perspective, this Sunday’s game is a chance to top the .500 mark for the first time this season. This is a chance to get into the black and get on a roll. That’s what the next five games are going to determine. Will the Packers be on a roll when they head into their division schedule?

Here are 10 things the Packers have to do to beat the Colts.

1. Turn it up a notch—Young teams with rookie quarterbacks can be fragile. Don’t let them hang around.

2. Create turnovers—The Packers have only created four turnovers in four games. That’s the next step for this defense: Take the ball away.

3. Protect the quarterback—Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis can take over a game; they still have that kind of ability. They are the veteran stars of a team in rebuilding.

4. Keep running the ball—It offers several advantages, beginning with making Freeney and Mathis play the run instead of rushing the passer. It also shows an attempt at balance, which will be on tape for future opponents to see.

5. Close the roof—The Packers are on a five-game dome winning streak.

6. Pressure Luck—Andrew Luck has a Stanford pedigree, but he’s still a rookie quarterback and a strong pass rush is the best way of rushing him into bad decisions.

7. Match their motivation—The Colts will want to win this one for their coach. They’ll have an emotional edge.

8. Pay attention to Wayne—Reggie Wayne has 23 catches in three games. Luck looks to him.

9. Attack!—The Colts have injuries at cornerback.

10. Please your fans—They will be there.

Additional coverage - Oct. 4
 
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